Wednesday, February 4, 2009

Organizing your Coupons

I used to use the accordion style cases and then I also used a box with dividers - but it wasnt until this last fall that I switched to a BINDER method - that I ABSOLUTELY LOVE!

I then switched to large pockets in a binder - with each category in one pocket - that was better but I was still digging thru coupons!

I then  purchased nice quality baseball card sheet holders on eBay and put them into a Mary Kay sample binder that zips closed (VERY IMPORTANT) and has a nice long shoulder handle.
I now have 2 of these - one for current coupons and one for expired coupons!

It took some time to get it all organized - but it is so worth it now, especially when I have 2 toddlers.  I can flip right thru each section and see exactly what I have.  When expire I move them from one binder to the other!

Feel free to comment or let me know your tips!

2 comments:

Michellyn said...

I've been thinking of getting one of these (none of the stores around here accept expired coupons, so I should just need one). Can you get the baseball card holders at Walmart? Or does somewhere else have them for a better deal?

AnnesZoo said...

You can get the baseball card holder pages at Walmart, Target, Kmart and even at some office supply stores like Office Max - However, the quality at the first three are very flimsy. I purchased the highest quality ones on ebay so that they would last longer since coupons are coming and going in them so often.

Hope that helps!

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